Published on Tuesday, 24 January 2017 11:00
Silver City, NM – The changing cultures and myths of the American Southwest is the theme for a new juried art exhibit that will feature photography by Jay Hemphill, Western New Mexico University photographer.
The exhibit, Representing the West: A New Frontier, will open January 28 at the Sangre De Cristo Arts Center in Pueblo, Colorado. Hemphill will exhibit a collection of three black and white photographs in a piece titled A New West.-- Continue reading
Published on Monday, 23 January 2017 20:52
By Mary Alice Murphy
"We came into work yesterday (Sunday) and without notice, we were informed that we were being closed," Pete Salas Jr., former general manager of the Silver City Taco Bell, said. "The sales were not high enough for the area and were taking from district revenues."-- Continue reading
Published on Monday, 23 January 2017 18:41
Photos and article by Margaret Hopper
From left are Youth Advisory Committee members 6th Judicial District Judge J.C. Robinson and Program Coordinator and JPO officer Bianca Padilla.
On January 23, the Grant County Youth Advisory Committee met at the 6th Judicial District Jury Room in the courthouse during the lunch hour for its quarterly meeting. Many community leaders of groups related to youth and family issues were present. After getting a late start, the agenda moved quickly and all items were addressed before 1:00 p.m.-- Continue reading
Published on Monday, 23 January 2017 17:24
Las Cruces, NM- Fugitive Jeremy Lopez-Robledo is wanted for Probation Violation and has a history of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. This Fugitive has a violent history that includes Robbery, Battery Upon a Health Care Worker, Residential Burglary, Unlawful Taking of a Motor Vehicle, Battery Upon a Peace Officer and Assault on a Peace Officer.-- Continue reading
Published on Monday, 23 January 2017 15:16
Grant County officials and employees among those attending NMAC Legislative Conference in Santa Fe
Community Advocate Susie Trujillo and Grant County Manager Charlene Webb present at the conference (All Photos are Courtesy of NMAC- More photos below)
Santa Fe, New Mexico – Over 700 county officials and employees from around the state attended the 2017 New Mexico Association of Counties’ (NMAC) Legislative Conference January 17-19, 2017 in Santa Fe. The primary purpose of the Legislative Conference is for county representatives to develop strategies for addressing legislative initiatives important to counties and communities. "We want to thank all of our county members, exhibitors, sponsors, and speakers who helped make the conference such a success,” said NMAC Executive Director Steve Kopelman.
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Published on Monday, 23 January 2017 14:39
WNMU President Joseph Shepard, at center, with Quirino Ordaz Coppel, Governor of the State of Sinaloa, to his right.
Culiacan, Mexico – Western New Mexico University officials met with the new Governor of the State of Sinaloa in Mexico this past week to formally sign an agreement between the two institutions.-- Continue reading
Published on Sunday, 22 January 2017 16:02
Thanks to Bruce Bloy, Paul and Sandra Michaud for photos provided to the Beat.
Numbers varied, but estimates showed anywhere from about 300 to 500 people braved the freezing and snowy weather Sa-- Continue reading
Published on Saturday, 21 January 2017 20:09
By Mary Alice Murphy
A candidate forum, held Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at the Cobre High School Performing Arts Center and sponsored by the Silver City Daily Press featured four candidates seeking three positions on the Cobre School Board—for position 1, incumbent Frank Gomez seeks a third term; for position 2, Gilbert Guadiana and Eloy Medina are running; and for position 3, Gabriel Holguin is running unopposed. The positions are at-large, so do not involved separate districts.
Daily Press Publisher Nickolas Seibel served as moderator to ask mostly questions from the audience, with a few asked by Daily Press school beat reporter Stewart McClintick.-- Continue reading
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